How to Do Hip Thrust Machine: Muscles Worked & Proper Form

Hip Thrust Machine exercise technique

Muscles Worked in Hip Thrust Machine

Muscles worked in hip thrust machine

Primary muscles worked:

Secondary muscles worked:

How to Use the Hip Thrust Machine

  1. Adjust the machine and get in position.
  2. Push the pad towards the ceiling by extending your hips.
  3. Lower the weight and repeat for reps.


The hip thrust is an isolation exercise for your hip extensors, particularly your glutes. The exercise can be varied by using either one or two legs.

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